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ND Expert: No bailout could mean "nasty recession"

Author: Arts and Letters

Ignoring warnings from President Bush and congressional leaders, the House rejected proposed legislation that would bail out failing financial institutions and help bolster the sluggish economy. So what can Americans expect if political leaders don’t pass a plan?

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Learning to be better lovers

Author: Arts and Letters

The English novelist and theologian Charles Williams offered what he called a “maxim” for any love affair: "Play and pray; but on the whole do not pray when you are playing and…

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Hare to deliver Plantinga Lecture Sept. 26

Author: Arts and Letters

John E. Hare, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology at Yale Divinity School, will deliver the University of Notre Dame’s annual Plantinga Lecture, titled “Divine Command Theory: Some Reflections on the Contemporary Situation,” Friday (Sept. 26)…

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Montoya Prize awarded to Chicago poet

Author: Arts and Letters

Paul Martínez Pompa, a faculty member in the English department at Triton College in River Grove, Ill., is the 2008 recipient of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize given by Letras Latinas, the literary program of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies…

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ND Expert: Israeli party election

Author: Arts and Letters

The narrow victory by Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni to replace Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as the head of the governing Kadima Party is a landmark event for three important reasons, according to Asher Kaufman…

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Literary paradise found

Author: Arts and Letters

Steve Fallon has spent a good part of the summer at birthday parties—international birthday parties, in London and various locations in Australia. The guest of honor, born 400 years ago, was John Milton, author of numerous poems and polemics, including “Paradise Lost.”

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